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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 6, Special Issue 6 (2017)

Perception of farmers towards the technical capabilities of extension personnel in Andhra Pradesh

Author(s):

Dr. E Karuna Sree, Dr. N Sandhya Shenoy and Dr. K Bhagya Lakshmi

Abstract:
Extension personnel play a vital role in capacity building of the farmers and in turn productivity enhancement. It is evident that technical abilities of the extension professional significantly affect the quality of the extension services provided to the farmers. By keeping this in the view the present study was carried out to study Perception of the farmers towards the technical capabilities of extension personnel in Andhra Pradesh. To measure the perception of the farmers a scale was developed using the Likert summated ratingtechnique and used for the study. The study was conducted in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema regions of the undivided Andhra Pradesh. The findings of the study revealed that majority (40%) of farmers had medium favourable perception on technical abilities of the extension officers followed by low and high favourable perception.

Pages: 533-535  |  1267 Views  185 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Dr. E Karuna Sree, Dr. N Sandhya Shenoy and Dr. K Bhagya Lakshmi. Perception of farmers towards the technical capabilities of extension personnel in Andhra Pradesh. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(6S):533-535.

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